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About the cpu block, i got the EK-Supreme HF Full EN Nickel. just wondering, do i have to face the EK Word "Supreme HF CU" downward or can i put it the other way round?
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post #2 of 14
It really doesn't matter. Just put it whichever way is convenient for you. And make sure you have the input and output right for when you put your loop together.
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post #3 of 14
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It really doesn't matter. Just put it whichever way is convenient for you. And make sure you have the input and output right for when you put your loop together.
so it won't affect the cooling on cpu right? because i am thinking to use 1 more rad. which is from cpu -> rad -> gpu. so the water won't get so hot. currently i got 1 3 x 120 mm rad now. i wish to get another 1 1 x 120mm rad. mind me if i said something wrong.
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post #4 of 14
it can point any direction you want, but "For the EK-Supreme HF series water block to operate properly the G1/4 port nearest to the center of the water block MUST BE USED AS THE INLET PORT."
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post #5 of 14
Nope the cooling will be the same. As for the loop, that sounds fine. Actually it's exactly how I had it. cpu->120mm rad->480mm rad (although 360mm is fine)->res/pump. You'll be good to go
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post #6 of 14
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basically it will look like this
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post #7 of 14
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i might just want to upside down the block like this image.

so inlet will be at the right, outlet will be at the left.
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post
It really doesn't matter. Just put it whichever way is convenient for you. And make sure you have the input and output right for when you put your loop together.
by the way, i just realized you are using MARS II.!! what an insane card. good performance?
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post #9 of 14
Yeah just flip it whichever works better for your loop.

I JUST got to finally turn it on at like 3am last night. Had to switch to my Intel Stock Cooler and to a test bench since my wc'ing pump is at RMA atm. All i've done is fold with it so far. Going to be running some real benches over the next week.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post
Yeah just flip it whichever works better for your loop.

I JUST got to finally turn it on at like 3am last night. Had to switch to my Intel Stock Cooler and to a test bench since my wc'ing pump is at RMA atm. All i've done is fold with it so far. Going to be running some real benches over the next week.
i see. You should water cool your GPU in the future when the block is out
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